11th September 2017 France announces new reforms to labour laws
The French government has asked parliament to legislate in order to empower it to amend the Labour Code by orders in council (or statutory instruments as they might be called in the UK), thus avoiding lengthy parliamentary debate on a series of separate bills (the parliamentary timetable for “ordinary” legislation usually delays adoption of new laws by up to 12 months, and sometimes more).
6th September 2017 Girlings Europe Meet in Boulogne
Girlings Solicitors and Crivits & Persyn enjoyed the hospitality of associate law firm, Barron Brun Duwat Ritaine (BBDR) at a recent Girlings Europe meeting on Friday, 1 September, hosted at BBDR’s offices at 28 Rue Saint Jean.
After discussing business, we all had the opportunity to take a short tour of the beautiful Boulogne and also to visit the City’s High Court.